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Marcel Pronovost remembered as Hall of Fame player and person

Marcel Pronovost remembered as Hall of Fame player and person

thehockeynews.com Updated Apr 27
If you ever need a case study in the stark contrasts that sometimes exist between on-ice perception and off-ice personality, you needn’t go much further than Marcel Pronovost. As rambunctious and dramatic as he was on the ice, he was as humble and respe…
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  • Chiarelli meets with Oilers; finding cheap goalies; Sabres sign…

    Chiarelli meets with Oilers; finding cheap goalies; Sabres sign Eichel's linemate (Puck Headlines)

    yahoo.com Apr 22
    Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. Have a link you want to submit? Email us at . Glad all went well with Papa's sur…
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  • Sabres sign BU forward Rodrigues to contract

    Sabres sign BU forward Rodrigues to contract

    NHL.com Apr 22
    The Buffalo Sabres have signed free-agent forward Evan Rodrigues to a two-year, entry-level contract. Rodrigues recently finished his senior season at Boston University, recording 61 points while helping the Terriers advance to the championship...
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  • NCAA Hockey 101: Jack Eichel as 'consolation prize'

    NCAA Hockey 101: Jack Eichel as 'consolation prize'

    yahoo.com Apr 21
    The Buffalo Sabres lost the draft lottery on Saturday and to the extent that they only ever had a 20-percent chance of winning it, general manager Tim Murray was mega-bummed to settle for second place. He was so disconsolate about not getting Connor McD…
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  • Rumor Roundup: With McDavid on the way, what trades do the Oile…

    Rumor Roundup: With McDavid on the way, what trades do the Oilers make?

    Once the Edmonton Oilers won the 2015 NHL Draft lottery, it didn’t take long for pundits to begin speculating over the effect this would have upon the club’s off-season plans. With the Oilers all but certain to select Erie Otters wunderkind Connor McDav…
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  • Why Buffalo’s McDavid-less future is still brighter than Edmont…

    Why Buffalo’s McDavid-less future is still brighter than Edmonton’s

    Was the NHL’s draft lottery presentation the pinnacle of television entertainment? Of course not. But, admit it, your heart pounded through your chest every time Bill Daly flipped over a rectangular team card in his hellish Rorschach test. It was quite …
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  • Todd McLellan on the move. Next stop, Edmonton?

    Todd McLellan on the move. Next stop, Edmonton?

    There are some coaches who, after losing or leaving an NHL job, need time to decompress and recharge their batteries before they start working again. Todd McLellan is clearly not one of those people. This Friday he’ll leave for Prague to coach Canada in…
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  • Sabres with Eichel; Maple Leafs draft prospects; Blue Jackets o…

    Sabres with Eichel; Maple Leafs draft prospects; Blue Jackets optimism? (Puck Headlines)

    yahoo.com Apr 20
    Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. Have a link you want to submit? Email us at . • The only beard is Nashville that…
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  • Sabres GM Murray not calling Eichel a consolation prize

    Sabres GM Murray not calling Eichel a consolation prize

    ESPN.com Apr 19
    Sabres GM Murray not calling Eichel a consolation prize
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  • Sabres GM Tim Murray: ‘I’m disappointed for our fans’

    Sabres GM Tim Murray: ‘I’m disappointed for our fans’

    yahoo.com Apr 18
    GM Tim Murray of the Buffalo Sabres knows there’s a silver lining to the NHL Draft Lottery. He knows that the Edmonton Oilers’ winning the right to draft Connor McDavid – moving up to the No. 1 pick, from their third-worst record and third-best odds – l…
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  • Edmonton Oilers win the Connor McDavid draft lottery

    Edmonton Oilers win the Connor McDavid draft lottery

    It’s heartache in Buffalo and jubilation in Edmonton as for the fourth time in six drafts, the Oilers will pick first overall. This time, they’ll get a chance to draft generational talent Connor McDavid. And if they have any sense at all, they will swin…
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  • Hi, my name is Ken…and I’m addicted to the draft lottery simula…

    Hi, my name is Ken…and I’m addicted to the draft lottery simulator

    Spoiler alert: The Buffalo Sabres will win tonight’s NHL draft lottery with the numbers 11, 5, 6 and 7. Your trusty correspondent knows this because he went to this really cool website that simulates the NHL draft lottery and it told him so. Then he did…
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  • Draft lottery odds: the most likely outcome for your team

    Draft lottery odds: the most likely outcome for your team

    It’s amazing how things will change by Saturday night. Connor McDavid will know which NHL team he will belong to. The McDavid parents will know in which city their son’s adult life will begin to unfold and flourish. Vendors will go crazy preparing McDav…
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  • A Note To Our Readers

    A Note To Our Readers

    yahoo.com Apr 16
    Editor's note: A fan's guest column posted earlier Thursday has been removed from the Puck Daddy blog and Yahoo Sports. The column was a fan's view of the Buffalo Sabres' 2014-15 season. The author of the column engaged with other fans on social media u…
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  • How Buffalo’s Connor McDavid tank killed my passion for Sabres …

    How Buffalo’s Connor McDavid tank killed my passion for Sabres hockey

    yahoo.com Apr 16
    (Ed. Note: The Buffalo Sabres have completed one of the most disappointing yet hopeful, logical yet controversial seasons in NHL history. Throughout the week, we’ll publish different perspectives on the Tank That Was. Today, it’s Harry Tee, a fairly new…
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  • How Winnipeg’s Drew Stafford re-invented himself

    How Winnipeg’s Drew Stafford re-invented himself

    Stanley Cup playoff hockey has returned to Winnipeg and if the Jets are going to upset the potent Anaheim Ducks, they’ll do it with depth, not through one line or one superstar. One of Winnipeg’s most dangerous players since the trade deadline is right …
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  • Inside the tank: Sabres reporter recalls horrific, surreal seas…

    Inside the tank: Sabres reporter recalls horrific, surreal season

    yahoo.com Apr 14
    (Ed. Note: The Buffalo Sabres have completed one of the most disappointing yet hopeful, logical yet controversial seasons in NHL history. Throughout the week, we’ll publish different perspectives on the Tank That Was. Today, it’s NHL.com correspondent a…
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  • Prospect Hot List: Vande Sompel charging from the back in Oshaw…

    Prospect Hot List: Vande Sompel charging from the back in Oshawa

    The Frozen Four is in the books and it was a classic, with Providence College winning its first-ever hockey title over Boston University. But the season still might not be over for Terriers frosh Jack Eichel, as he and Nashville pick Jimmy Vesey of Harv…
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  • Robyn Regehr officially announces retirement after 15 seasons

    Robyn Regehr officially announces retirement after 15 seasons

    After a 15-year NHL career, blueliner Robyn Regehr has decided it’s time for him to hang up his skates. With the Los Angeles Kings’ season ending and Regehr, 34, having suited up for nearly 1,100 regular season contests, he has decided to walk away from…
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  • Video - Bernier Scores Twice In Devils' Win 00:38

    Bernier Scores Twice In Devils' Win

    Mar 20
    Steve Bernier scored his 100th career goal in the Devils' 3-1 win over the Sabres.
  • Video - Sabres Beat Bruins In Shootout 00:44

    Sabres Beat Bruins In Shootout

    Mar 17
    Tyler Ennis scored the lone goal in a shootout as Buffalo beat Boston 2-1.
  • Video - Capitals Edge Sabres In Shootout 01:00

    Capitals Edge Sabres In Shootout

    Mar 16
    Evgeny Kuznetsov's shootout goal lifted the Capitals to a 4-3 win over the Sabres.
  • Video - Yandle Scores First Goal As A Ranger 00:44

    Yandle Scores First Goal As A Ranger

    Mar 14
    Keith Yandle scored his first goal since being traded to New York, while Mackenzie Skapski had 20 saves in the Rangers' 2-0 win over the Sabres.

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